Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Platetone Printshop Winter 2009 Workshops

Platetone Printshop Announces Winter Workshops:

Monotype Workshop
Instructor: Carrie Cox

2 workshop dates available:
December 12th, 1:00 - 4:00
January 9th, 1:00 - 4:00

This one-day workshop will introduce techniques for making one of-a-kind prints using oil based inks in a low toxicity environment (vegetable oil clean up).

Participants will learn to use layers of color, shape and texture in the creation of a multi-layered surface. All skill levels are welcome and additional instruction will be tailored to suit the needs of the individual.

Participants should bring brushes, rags, and a selection of printmaking papers to work with. Additional information on printmaking papers needed will be sent to participants prior to workshop.

Workshop fee: $35 for members/$45 for nonmembers

For more information contact
Carrie Cox
(615) 948-0638

Platetone Printshop
5124 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN

About Platetone Printshop
Platetone Printshop, founded in 2004, is a community printmaking studio that offers membership to fine art printmakers. Members of the shop create work including but not limited to etching, collagraph, solarplate, monoprint, monotype, polyester plate lithography, and marbling. The Printshop uses exclusively non-toxic and low toxic printmaking materials. Members have access to the group's facilities, which includes two etching presses, large inking tables, a low toxic etching bath, a Solarplate exposure unit, and more. The shop provides the opportunity for artists to have access to this specialized equipment, as well as to a network of other working artists. The Printshop as an organization holds approximately two shows per year.

Platetone Printshop is currently housed in about 600 sq. ft. located at 5124 Charlotte Pike in the hip Sylvan Park area of Nashville. For membership information email us at contact@platetone.org

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